Bust of Samuel P. Avery, Jr. 1847-1920
Victor David Brenner
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
22 1/2 x 20 3/8 x 13 1/2 in. (57.2 x 51.8 x 34.3 cm) (show scale)
Foundry mark inscribed on lower proper right edge of pedestal: "JNO. WILLIAMS INC. / BRONZE FOUNDRY N.Y."
Inscribed on lower edge of pedestal, proper left side: "IN FRIENDSHIP TO / SAMUEL . P . AVERY ESQ / V.D. Brenner Sc."
Gift of Alice Lee Welcher, Emma Avery Welcher and Amy Ogden Welcher
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Victor David Brenner (American, 1871-1924). Bust of Samuel P. Avery, Jr. 1847-1920. Bronze, 22 1/2 x 20 3/8 x 13 1/2 in. (57.2 x 51.8 x 34.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alice Lee Welcher, Emma Avery Welcher and Amy Ogden Welcher, 21.398 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 21.398_SL1.jpg)
overall, 21.398_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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Chest-length portrait bust of a man with his head turned slightly to proper left; has a thick mustache and eyebrows, and closely cropped hair; wearing over-coat, double-breasted jacket and tie; also wearing a ribbon around his neck which is looped over lapel of his jacket; face smoothly modeled versus more roughly modeled torso; supported on a low rectangular pedestal with a rounded front edge.
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